Mohun Bagan seek clarification from AFC on future of Indian football and its stakeholders
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Mohun Bagan seek clarification from AFC on future of Indian football and its stakeholders

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Kolkata, Feb 20: Mohun Bagan FC today shot a letter to AFC general secretary Dato Windsor John seeking a directive for future of Indian football as a whole and its stakeholders in India.

The city I-League club also referred in the letter to two previous meetings they had in June and September 2017 in Malaysia and Kolkata respectively regarding the road-map of Indian football and its stakeholders.

Club's director Debashish Dutta, however, pointed out that they have not received anything so far neither from AFC, nor Fifa, not even India's supreme football body- All India Football Federation-.

Mr Dutta had referenced the meetings they held in 2017 with the representatives of Indian football stakeholders and then later with the delegates from FIFA and AFC which had the road-map of Indian football on the agenda.

He also alleged that that AIFF, despite several requests, has not provided them with any concrete solution or clarity on the matter.

The Kolkata-based club has requested the AFC in having faster resolution, with the future of the current top-tier football tournament I-League.

All the major football clubs of the country are apprehending that ISL would take sheen from I-League and clubs would have bleak future in Indian football. (UNI)

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